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Learner Reviews & Feedback for Business Strategy by University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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351 reviews

About the Course

In this course you will learn how organizations create, capture, and maintain value, and how it is fundamental for sustainable competitive advantage. You will be able to better understand value creation and capture, and learn the tools to analyze both competition and cooperation from a variety of perspectives, including the industry level (e.g., five forces analysis), and the firm level (e.g., business models and strategic positioning). • Understand how managers coordinate different functional areas, resources, and systems inside a company and align them with the external environment to enhance overall performance • Knowledge of strategic management tools and frameworks, and apply them to real business contexts Process diverse business and industry information to diagnose strategic issues, evaluate strategic alternatives, and formulate a coherent and actionable strategic plan • How to think like a CEO, entrepreneur, or general manager. This course is part of the iMBA offered by the University of Illinois, a flexible, fully-accredited online MBA at an incredibly competitive price. For more information, please see the Resource page in this course and

Top reviews

Aug 25, 2018

I am really honored to review this course. The course and the Professor was really having a high practical approach. 4th Module was little bit confusion although it was a great time doing the course.

Nov 28, 2020

Highly recommended course material. Really enjoyed solving the case studies. The learning from the course on different frameworks was immense. Also the feedback from the peers provided more insights.

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By Adriana L V H

Oct 21, 2020

Excellent, I learned a lot in this course

By Shikhar J

May 20, 2020

Great course with insightful case studies

By Iván M B C

May 19, 2020

Great course! Comprehensive and motivatng

By Eugene Y

Jun 16, 2017

Exceptional course and love the professor

By Deep R H

Aug 17, 2019

really practical knowledge gaining tool

By Sebastian B

Jul 8, 2019

Very engaged course, I enjoyed it a lot!

By Scott A J

Jun 13, 2020

Fantastic, Deepak is a great presenter.

By Charles N N

Mar 26, 2018

outstanding stuff. Its a course to take

By Claudio L

Jun 23, 2017

Very good course simple and valuable

By Jad D

Nov 18, 2020

fruitful and enjoyable course keep up

By Hani M B

Feb 8, 2019

I am very happy with this achievement

By Grynchuk I

Aug 26, 2017

Good course, thank You, Deepak Somaya

By Mayank D

Nov 28, 2020

This was a great learning experience

By Helena S

Jul 1, 2020

really good course, very interesting

By William f M M

Jun 5, 2020

very profitable course, I recommand.

By Dan G

Dec 3, 2018

Excellent materials and study cases.


Aug 6, 2020

Really a great course. Informative.

By Sergio A M M

May 6, 2019

Excellent course. I really enjoyed.

By olgakl77

Feb 15, 2017

Very interesting course. Thank you!

By Michael P

Apr 19, 2017

Great course! Excellent professor.

By Edwin Z

Jun 4, 2020

Un gran curso, aprendí demasiado.

By Mahima P

Nov 13, 2020

It was really informative course

By Nicholas J B

Jun 13, 2018

Excelent class, quite enjoyable.

By Emeka J E

Jul 11, 2020

Very pragmatic and informative?

By Gerardo A J

Jun 29, 2017

Great course this was my first!